The witches have full responsibility for Macbeth's downfall. Macbeth should have never listened to the witches because from then on, it changed him. The word ‘witchcraft’ has been derived from the word ‘Wicca’ which means ‘the wise one." During the Middle Ages, witches were considered evil, making pacts and connections with the Devil. It was even believed that witches engaged in
Lady Macbeth is Evil Humans are capable of great compassion, as well as great cruelty. Often they will go to great lengths and use any means necessary to accomplish their goals. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Macbeth are guilty of employing heinous ruthlessness to achieve the goal of ruling Scotland. Spurred by Macbeth’s letter of the witches’ prophecies, Lady Macbeth begins a journey which demonstrates her dark and cruel nature ultimately bringing about the downfall of her husband and herself. Lady Macbeth is evil, she does things that no sane person would do.
. While Fleance was able to escape, Banquo was not so lucky. The reason for his murder was because the witches say to Banquo that his sons will be king Macbeth is out of control, and it also led to his decision to kill Macduff’s family, as Macduff was considered a threat, having figured out his insanity. . By the end of the play, Macbeth is lost in a pit of state.
` over The Witch of Edmonton (1621), for instance. Moreover, it cannot be said that the witches in Macbeth provide the only explanatory element in the play. If their prophecies provide one motive for the killing of a king, the radical instability of the concept of 'manliness ' is sufficient to precipitate the deed. But it would be misleading to interpret this over determination as a conflict between supernatural and natural modes of explanation, since, within the cultural context, there was no necessity to choose between those modes. (For example, Mother Sawyer in The Witch of Edmonton is at first abused as a witch merely because, as she complains, 'I am poor, deform 'd and ignorant ' (II.
Macbeth returns to the witches to see if his fortune has changed but when he arrives the witches create apparitions, one of which tells Macbeth “None of woman born shall harm Macbeth” (IV.i.86-87). From this Macbeth gathers that no one shall be able to hurt him, but he overlooks the possibility of a C-section. This gives Macbeth a false sense of immortality that leads to his death because Macduff was born via C-section. The witches are not only a supernatural presence but also an influential force that lead to macbeth's
Macbeth states that “Stars, hide your fires! Let not light see my black and deep desires” (I.iv.58-60). Macbeth is still surprised with the prophecies and finds that killing Duncan is bad. He feels guilty how the witches told his prophecy and that he would feel guilty on acting upon those actions of killing Duncan. Macbeth tells Lady Macbeth about his prophecy.
The Tragedy of Macbeth is a play full of darkness, evil, tragedy and it leads to murder of innocent people. Macbeth goes against his conscience and commits horrible deeds which leads him to lose everything he has and everyone around him. Macduff was the true hero of the play The Tragedy of Macbeth. Macduff is different from Macbeth because Macduff is courageous and unselfish. Macbeth is an evil and selfish person.
After hearing this, Macbeth decided to murder Duncan. Macbeth’s ego had a major impact on his behavior. “Which fate and metaphysical aid doth seem to have thee crowned withal.”(act1 sc5 32-33) If it was no’t for his own ego, he would have never been influenced by the witches and Lady Macbeth to kill Duncan. As soon as he murdered Duncan, his ego took over and he became insane with power and paranoia. This made Macbeth responsible for what he did to Banquo and Macduff’s family.
Her death was driven by guilt, as the blood in every other scenario resulted in staining. Each time blood is mentioned, it represents Lady Macbeth and Macbeths further mental change of state. In which their sense of life is substitute by insanity. In summary, the use of the blood and staining motif purposefully emphasized the high intensity that was present in the play. It contradicted any moral sense that Macbeth had and painted a clear image Macbeth’s true nature.
In Macbeth, free will is the cause for Macbeth’s downfall and Banquo’s honest end. Banquo chooses to ignore the prophecy and carry on with his life, whereas Macbeth decides to take the initial prophecy seriously and kill people over it. Based on the witches predictions, it may seem like Macbeth’s fate is sealed. However, both Banquo and Macbeth face a similar obstacle. Their differing actions show that their actions lead them down different paths.
The witches also do not suggest him to order the murderers to kill Banquo, Fleance, and Macduff’s family. He makes this decision without being manipulated or influenced to do so at all. So, Macbeth allows his choice to believe in the witches influence the decisions and actions he makes. Therefore, it is his choice to act accordingly to the witches’ prophecies that lead him to his doomed